W. P. Kinsella | Critical Review by Wayne Grady

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Critical Review by Jeffrey Wallach

SOURCE: Wallach, Jeffrey. “Game without Limits.” American Book Review (March 1987): 8.

In the following review, Wallach discusses the similarities and differences between The Iowa Baseball Confederacy and Morry Frank's Every Young Man's Dream.

Name me a more perfect game! Name me a game with more possibilities for magic, wizardry, voodoo, hoodoo, enchantment, obsession, possession. There's always time for daydreaming, time to create your own illusions at the ballpark. I bet there isn't a magician anywhere who doesn't love baseball.

—W. P. Kinsella, The Iowa Baseball Confederacy

Baseball is a game without limits. It is a game of infinite possibilities not measured by seconds ticking off a stadium clock, nor by the parameters of an enclosed playing field. A baseball game may continue until Armageddon unless both teams are able to put out twenty-seven batters, and though...

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